10 most insane private pools in the world

When it comes to selecting a place to stay on your summer getaway, there really is only one criteria to consider: How good will the place's pool look on Instagram?

Just kidding ... sort of.

Social media envy aside, a spectacular pool is undoubtedly the most enticing feature any hotel or private residence can offer its guests.

Luckily for you, TripAdvisor Rentals has pulled together a round-up of the 10 most insane private pools in the world, from a stunning infinity pool overlooking the Greek islands in Mykonos to a backyard pool in a luxurious private villa in Bali.

But be warned: These photos will give you a serious case of wanderlust that can only be cured with -- you guessed it -- water and sunshine.

Check out the stunning properties:

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Villa Superview – Mykonos, Greece

4 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Villa Superview – Mykonos, Greece

While still a traditional Myconian house, this villa offers a magnificent view of Delos, Rinia and Syros islands, giving travelers a stunning once-in-a-lifetime sunset experience.

Villa Superview – Mykonos, Greece

Situated on the ideal vantage point, travelers can soak in the natural beauty poolside with unparalleled 360-degree views of the island.

Villa Superview – Mykonos, Greece

Endless Views Estate – Malibu, California

6 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 13

Endless Views Estate – Malibu, California

This beachfront luxury property is situated on the golden sands of Broad Beach in Malibu.

Endless Views Estate – Malibu, California

Designed and furnished by the renowned architect, Waldo Fernandez, this breathtaking villa boasts near-endless views of the Pacific, and is the epitome of beachfront living with every ounce of comfort and class awaiting you.

Endless Views Estate – Malibu, California
Royal Hawaiian Estate – Oahu, Hawaii

6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12

Royal Hawaiian Estate – Oahu, Hawaii

Enjoy island life like never before. With an open floor plan and expansive floor to ceiling windows, guests soak in oceanfront views of Waimanalo Beach from every angle.

Royal Hawaiian Estate – Oahu, Hawaii

Outside, spaces offer flexibility for entertaining including an outdoor bar, barbecue area, terrace and inviting pool with a built-in slide and lava rock waterfall.

Royal Hawaiian Estate – Oahu, Hawaii

Villa Pippa – Seminyak, Bali

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Villa Pippa – Seminyak, Bali

Located steps away from some of the best hotspots in Bali, this villa offers modern style mixed with Bali charm.

Villa Pippa – Seminyak, Bali

The private swimming pool is surrounded by a garden oasis teeming with greenery and sliding glass doors can be fully opened, so guests can readily access the outdoor living space.

Villa Pippa – Seminyak, Bali
Nafiska Estate – Santorini, Greece

5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
 

Nafiska Estate – Santorini, Greece

Land in the private helipad and dive in the estate’s unrivaled pool overlooking Santorini’s famous volcano and sprawling ocean views.

Nafiska Estate – Santorini, Greece

With simple, yet clean interior design, this secluded Santorini spot will exceed every expectation.  

Nafiska Estate – Santorini, Greece

Malibu House – Malibu, California

4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

Malibu House – Malibu, California

This sprawling private retreat has luxury engrained in every detail.

Malibu House – Malibu, California

From an 18th century fountain, chateau look, antique hand plastered walls, imported French fireplaces, and a hidden theater room.

Malibu House – Malibu, California

This grand residence also features an expansive outdoor space with a 200 bush rose garden and fresh water pool.

Camin Villa – Crete, Greece

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Camin Villa – Crete, Greece

Blending the amazing view with exquisite architectural design, this rental offers pure relaxation in the embrace of the Cretan nature.

Camin Villa – Crete, Greece

The property boasts a rare infinity pool that flows through the home’s interior and can even be accessed via bedroom quarters.

Camin Villa – Crete, Greece

The overlooking deck pairs perfectly to offer spectacular views of sea, olive groves and mountains.

Villa Elyseum – Amalfi Coast, Italy

8 Bedrooms, 9 Bathrooms, Sleeps 15
 

Villa Elyseum – Amalfi Coast, Italy

At this historical property, guests will enjoy outstanding views of the sea and landscape.

Villa Elyseum – Amalfi Coast, Italy

With a private swimming pool, sprawling private terraces, and a garden featuring lush olive trees, guests can enjoy coastal views of the main beach of Positano Spiaggia Grande and will revel in the elegant property features at every turn.

Villa Elyseum – Amalfi Coast, Italy

Villa Sunyata – Phuket, Thailand

8 Bedrooms, 8 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16

Villa Sunyata – Phuket, Thailand

With tranquil sunsets over the Andaman Sea, travelers will swim to their heart’s content in a sleek infinity pool while enjoying direct access to a private cove.

Villa Sunyata – Phuket, Thailand

Just a five-minute walk from the heart of the vibrant Kata Beach and boasting the most attentive staff, this home truly leaves guests feeling pampered.

Villa Sunyata – Phuket, Thailand

Can Miquelet – Majorca, Spain

5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

Can Miquelet – Majorca, Spain

Bask in the beauty of the Balearic Islands. With charming Majorcan accents, this sophisticated hideaway offers an idyllic pool terrace with magnificent landscape and coastline views.

Can Miquelet – Majorca, Spain

With splashes of blue and detailed tiling, the interior rivals the scenic outdoor surroundings.

Can Miquelet – Majorca, Spain
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